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What Harvard Library Can Learn from the Cambridge Public Library

By Desiree Goodwin, Harvard School of Design Library

“In the midst of Harvard’s discussions of ‘the library of the future,’ evolving
technologies, reconfigured spaces, and staff reorganization, I found
inspiration from our close neighbor: The Cambridge Public Library. The
Cambridge Public Library has recently expanded from its home in its
original historic structure by Van Brunt and Howe, to a new structure that
combines the original building with a new wing by William Rawn
Associates, creating 104,000 square ft. of space.” (More)

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Open Letter from Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers

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